Amazon Studios officially announced the critically acclaimed, award-winning series, Transparent, has earned a fifth season. Season five will premiere on Amazon Prime Video in 2018, with filming expected to take place next year. Season four is set to premiere on September 22, 2017.
Created by Jill Soloway, Transparent‘s cast includes Jeffrey Tambor (Arrested Development), Judith Light (Dallas), Gaby Hoffmann (Girls), Jay Duplass (Togetherness) and Amy Landecker (Louie). Andrea Sperling (Spivak) and Soloway executive produce.
“Over the past few seasons the Pfeffermans have gone across the world, back in time and made many, many trips to the deli,” stated Joe Lewis, Head of Comedy, Drama and VR, Amazon Studios. “We’re so excited to see what magic Jill and the incredible team bring to this always groundbreaking series in season five.”
“We are extremely grateful to Amazon Studios for their continued trust and support and to our audience for their warm embrace of the Pfeffermans. We look forward to another season of comedy and drama, love and weirdness, God and sex – in the service of community and in pursuit of peace, joy, freedom and human rights for all,” said Jill Soloway.
The Plot: Transparent is a comedic, half hour novelistic series that explores identity, love, sex, God and boundaries through the lives of a complicated American family. Tambor is Maura Pfefferman, whose reintroduction to her family as a woman sets their journey in motion. Her ex-wife Shelly (played by Light), and their children – Ali (played by Hoffmann), Josh (played by Duplass), and Sarah (played by Landecker) – explore the uneven terrain of their own lives with poignant and meaningful results.